NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A study appearing online today in Cell Host & Microbe suggests most Liberian Ebola virus infections can be traced back to a form of the virus transmitted from Sierra Leone.

Researchers from the US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases and elsewhere did whole-genome sequencing on 140 Ebola virus isolates collected during a second wave of Ebola virus outbreak in Liberia, which began around May 2014.

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In PLOS this week: locus near OAS1 linked to Sjogren's syndrome, rotavirus reassortment events uncovered by sequencing, and more.

Jun
28
Sponsored by
Agilent Technologies

This webinar will address the advantages and challenges of using array-based comparative genomic hybridization (array-CGH) in the investigation of developmental disorders.

Jun
29
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

This online seminar will provide an overview of current standardization efforts in genomics, epigenomics, and metagenomics, with a focus on practical implementation considerations for researchers and labs.

Jul
20
Sponsored by
NuGEN

This webinar describes the characterization of gene fusions across distinct subtypes of melanoma.